Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Thu 11 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 19]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Thursday 11 March, Series 5 Episode 19 (S5Ep19).

For previous series I have included at least a week’s worth of questions and answers in each post, as in this piece from last year. For this series I plan to post one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers.

Here are links to the 18 previous episodes in the current series 

Monday 15 February 2021 (S5Ep1)
Tuesday 16 February 2021 (S5Ep2)
Wednesday 17 February 2021 (S5Ep3)
Thursday 18 February 2021 (S5Ep4)
Friday 19 February 2021 (S5Ep5)

Monday 22 February 2021 (S5Ep6)
Tuesday 23 February 2021 (S5Ep7)
Wednesday 24 February 2021 (S5Ep8)
Thursday 25 February 2021 (S5Ep9)
Friday 26 February 2021 (S5Ep10)

Monday 1 March 2021 (S5Ep11)
Tuesday 2 March 2021 (S5Ep12)
Wednesday 3 March 2021 (S5Ep13)
Thursday 4 March 2021 (S5Ep14)
Friday 5 March 2021 (S5Ep15)

 Monday 8 March 2021 (S5Ep16)
Tuesday 9 March 2021 (S5Ep17)
Wednesday 10 March 2021 (S5Ep18)

The Questions

Thursday 11 March 2021

[S5Ep19] Team name: Give Us A Tenor

Round 1: The 10 UK birds which have ‘finch’ or ‘owl’ in their common name [These birds are regularly found in the UK and are listed on the RSPB website pages for finches and owls, as of October 2020; this list does not include any finches or owls that are only occasional visitors to the UK.]

Round 2: The last 10 winners of the Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for portraying a real person [Up to and including the ceremony in February 2020; “by real person we mean either a person who has lived or is living today, and where the name of the real person has not been changed”.]

Round 3: 10 books with invertebrates in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 authors who have written a book with the name of an invertebrate creature in the title; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding books.”]

The authors: James Patterson (1993) / JR Hartley (1991) / William Golding (1954) / Stieg Larsson (2007) / Paul Theroux (1981) / Sue Monk Kidd (2002) / Robert Galbraith (2014) / Julia Donaldson (2003) / Eric Carle (1969) / Iain Banks (1984)

Round 4: The first 10 teams alphabetically in the top four English football divisions that begin with ‘E’, ‘F’ or ‘L’ [At the beginning of the 2020/21 season.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 cities with major art galleries and museums [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 art museums and galleries that are on the list of the Art Newspaper top 100 most popular art museums; we are looking for the 10 cities in which these galleries are located.”]

The galleries and museums: The Belvedere / Royal Ontario Museum / State Hermitage Museum / The Louvre / The Metropolitan Museum of Art / National Gallery of Victoria / Prado Museum / Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum / The Uffizi / Van Gogh Museum

Final Round: Abba: The first 10 songs alphabetically on ‘Abba Gold’ and ‘More Abba Gold’ with five or more letters in the title [From the greatest hits collections released in 1992 and 1993.]

How the team fared

Thursday 11 March 2021, S5Ep19, Give Me a Tenor

All 5 members of Give Me a Tenor made it to the final, playing for 14.5k, and named 8 of the first 10 songs alphabetically on ‘Abba Gold’ and ‘More Abba Gold’ with five or more letters in the title. The remaining answers: On and On and On, The Way Old Friends Do.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 11 March 2021

[S5Ep19] Team name: Give Us A Tenor

Round 1: The 10 UK birds which have ‘finch’ or ‘owl’ in their common name [These birds are regularly found in the UK and are listed on the RSPB website pages for finches and owls, as of October 2020; this list does not include any finches or owls that are only occasional visitors to the UK.]

Barn owl / Bullfinch / Chaffinch / Goldfinch / Greenfinch / Hawfinch / Little owl / Long-eared owl / Short-eared owl / Tawny owl

Round 2: The last 10 winners of the Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for portraying a real person [Up to and including the ceremony in February 2020; “by real person we mean either a person who has lived or is living today, and where the name of the real person has not been changed”.]

Renee Zellweger / Olivia Colman / Meryl Streep / Sandra Bullock / Marion Cotillard / Helen Mirren / Reese Witherspoon / Charlize Theron / Nicole Kidman / Julia Roberts

Round 3: 10 books with invertebrates in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 authors who have written a book with the name of an invertebrate creature in the title; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding books.”]

The authors: James Patterson (1993) / JR Hartley (1991) / William Golding (1954) / Stieg Larsson (2007) / Paul Theroux (1981) / Sue Monk Kidd (2002) / Robert Galbraith (2014) / Julia Donaldson (2003) / Eric Carle (1969) / Iain Banks (1984)

The books: Along Came a Spider / Fly Fishing / Lord of the Flies / The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest / The Mosquito Coast / The Secret Life of Bees / The Silkworm / The Snail and the Whale / The Very Hungry Caterpillar / The Wasp Factory

Round 4: The first 10 teams alphabetically in the top four English football divisions that begin with ‘E’, ‘F’ or ‘L’ [At the beginning of the 2020/21 season.]

Everton / Exeter City / Fleetwood Town / Forest Green Rovers / Fulham / Leeds United / Leicester City / Leyton Orient / Lincoln City / Liverpool

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 cities with major art galleries and museums [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 art museums and galleries that are on the list of the Art Newspaper top 100 most popular art museums; we are looking for the 10 cities in which these galleries are located.”]

The galleries and museums: The Belvedere / Royal Ontario Museum / State Hermitage Museum / The Louvre / The Metropolitan Museum of Art / National Gallery of Victoria / Prado Museum / Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum / The Uffizi / Van Gogh Museum

The cities: Vienna / Toronto / St Petersburg / Paris / New York City / Melbourne / Madrid / Glasgow / Florence / Amsterdam

Final Round: Abba: The first 10 songs alphabetically on ‘Abba Gold’ and ‘More Abba Gold’ with five or more letters in the title [From the greatest hits collections released in 1992 and 1993.]

Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight!) / I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do / Lay All Your Love on Me / On and On and On/ Take a Chance on Me/ Thank You for the Music / The Day Before You Came / The Name of the Game / The Way Old Friends Do / The Winner Takes It All

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